Tag Archives: Maurice Bejart

JEAN-YVES ESQUERRE APPOINTED NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET ACADEMY

February 1, 2014

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JEAN-YVES ESQUERRE APPOINTED NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET ACADEMY The directorate of de Theaterschool of the Amsterdam School of the Arts has appointed Jean-Yves Esquerre to become the new artistic director of the Dutch National Ballet Academy from 3 March 2014. Jan Zoet, director de Theaterschool: “I am proud that, together with […]

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Ballet News Reviews | The Royal Ballet School Annual Matinee Performance

July 15, 2013

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Ballet News Reviews | The Royal Ballet School Annual Matinee Performance The Royal Ballet School Annual Matinee Performance Royal Opera House, London 14th July 2013 This isn’t what I expected to be writing, but the stand-out piece from the Annual Matinee was a contemporary one – Seven Greek Dances (excerpts) by Maurice Béjart. It was the stand-out […]

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English National Ballet | Principal Casting Announced For A Tribute To Rudolf Nureyev

June 4, 2013

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English National Ballet | Principal Casting Announced For A Tribute To Rudolf Nureyev   A Tribute To Rudolf Nureyev London Coliseum 25-27 July 2013 Petrushka by Michel Fokine Song of a Wayfarer by Maurice Béjart Nureyev’s Raymonda Act III by Rudolf Nureyev   Principal casting is today announced for A Tribute To Rudolf Nureyev which […]

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World premiere for The Royal Ballet School’s End of Year Matinée on 14 July 2013 on the main stage of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

April 26, 2013

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World premiere for The Royal Ballet School’s End of Year Matinée on 14 July 2013 on the main stage of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.   Performance also features works by Maurice Béjart, Jiří Bubeníček and Valentino Zucchetti. A specially commissioned one-act ballet entitled La Destinée will be the centrepiece of The Royal Ballet […]

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The Royal Ballet School announces World Premiere

March 8, 2013

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The Royal Ballet School announces World Premiere ballet World premiere for The Royal Ballet School’s end of year matinée on 14 July 2013 on the main stage of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.   Performance also features works by Maurice Béjart, Jiří Bubeníček and Valentino Zucchetti.   A specially commissioned one-act ballet entitled La […]

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HOUSTON BALLET CELEBRATES THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE RITE OF SPRING

February 12, 2013

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The Rite of Spring. Charles-Louis Yoshiyama. Photo: Amitava Sarkar

HOUSTON BALLET CELEBRATES THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE RITE OF SPRING   Stanton Welch Creates a New Staging of The Rite of Spring, Featuring Designs by Indigenous Australian artist Rosella Namok Acclaimed Choreographer Edwaard Liang Creates His First Commissioned Work for Houston Ballet to Music by Ezio Bosso Program Also Features Houston Ballet Premiere of […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Fanny Gorse, Coryphée, Opéra national de Paris

September 28, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Fanny Gorse, Coryphée, Opéra national de Paris What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Monday morning, I need a latte and some music on my way to the Opéra. Then I find my best friend Allister at the same place at the barre and the week can start! […]

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English National Ballet | AD Tamara Rojo announces new season

September 24, 2012

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English National Ballet | AD Tamara Rojo announces new season  Tamara Rojo, the new Artistic Director of English National Ballet, today announced details of the company’s new season, talked about her vision for the company and introduced her new artistic team. Ecstasy and Death – 20th Century masterpieces including the company premiere of Jiř Kylián’s […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Chinatsu Owada, Alabama Ballet

July 4, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Chinatsu Owada, Alabama Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? To remind myself that I have my body to dance and that I have supportive family who understand me living with my dream job makes me feel thankful and motivated. It makes me think “Let’s enjoy dancing while […]

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National Ballet of Canada | Smash Hit Chroma Onstage June 13 | Presented with Elite Syncopations and Song of a Wayfarer | Aleksandar Antonijevic Celebrates 20th Anniversary

May 29, 2012

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Etienne Lavigne in Elite Syncopations. Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann.

National Ballet of Canada | Smash Hit Chroma Onstage June 13 | Presented with Elite Syncopations and Song of a Wayfarer | Aleksandar Antonijevic Celebrates 20th Anniversary May 29, 2012… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the casting for the summer mixed programme featuring Chroma with Elite Syncopations & Song of […]

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CAROLINA BALLET TO PRESENT BEAUTY AND THE BEAST AND WORLD PREMIERE FOR SEASON FINALE ROBERT WEISS’ BEETHOVEN: SYMPHONY NO. 9

April 26, 2012

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CAROLINA BALLET TO PRESENT BEAUTY AND THE BEAST AND WORLD PREMIERE FOR SEASON FINALE ROBERT WEISS’ BEETHOVEN: SYMPHONY NO. 9 RALEIGH, NC —  Carolina Ballet closes the 2011-2012 season with the premiere of artistic director Robert Weiss’ Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, and the return of Beauty and the Beast May 17-20, 2012 at Raleigh Memorial […]

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Ballet News | Prix de Lausanne Gala

February 6, 2012

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Ballet News | Prix de Lausanne Gala in pictures To celebrate its 40th anniversary, the Prix de Lausanne organised a Gala performance on Sunday, February 5th, 2012, at 5 pm, with 25 artists, most of them prize winners. The programme consisted of : Aki Saito · Wim Vanlessen Sonate nº 5 · Choreography Maurice Béjart Music […]

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The Australian Ballet | Paul DeMasson

January 13, 2012

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The Australian Ballet | Paul DeMasson The Australian Ballet is saddened to share the news of the passing of Mr Paul DeMasson, a former principal artist and ballet master with the company. He passed away yesterday after a short, aggressive illness. He was 57. The Australian Ballet’s Artistic Director David McAllister remembered Paul as a […]

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The National Ballet of Canada Mourns Alexander Grant

October 3, 2011

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The National Ballet of Canada Mourns Alexander Grant Former Artistic Director Dies at 86 October 3, 2011… The National Ballet of Canada mourns the death of Alexander Grant, Artistic Director from 1976 to 1983, who passed away on Friday, September 30 in London, England at the age of 86. Alexander Grant and David Scott. Photo […]

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London Coliseum to host tribute to Galina Ulanova

May 6, 2011

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London Coliseum to host tribute to Galina Ulanova Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2011 – Galina Ulanova 100 anniversary A gala performance marking the centenary of the birth of legendary Russian ballerina Galina Ulanova will be held on 15th May at the London Coliseum, home of the English National Ballet. Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2011 will […]

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